Monthly Archives: July 2012

Arctic sessions at AGU December 2012, San Francisco

AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3-7 December 2012 The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting nearly 20,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and policy makers. This meeting showcases current scientific theory focused on discoveries that will benefit humanity and ensure a sustainable future for our planet. For […]

Satellites see unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet surface melt

NASA Science News for July 24, 2012 For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations. Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland experienced some degree of melting, according to measurements from three independent satellites. NASA full story: […]

Arctic Ocean Drift Study: Planning Workshop

The following workshop is being run as part of the International Study of Arctic Change (ISAC) program. 16-17 July 2012 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Workshop Objectives Develop the AODS basic science plan; identify key science drivers, questions and hypotheses, relevant for the high-latitude climate change and which should be addressed using trans-polar icebreaker transit and […]